Apple donates profits from John Lewis documentary to museums

The company will give the money made from the rentable film to the National Civil Rights Museum and National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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You can watch the documentary on John Lewis on Apple TV.


Apple said it will give away its proceeds from John Lewis: Good Trouble, an Apple TV documentary about the late congressman and veteran of the civil rights movement. To honor Lewis, who died earlier this month, Apple will donate money from the documentary to the National Civil Rights Museum and the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The documentary is available to rent through the  Apple TV app .

"We felt it fitting to support two cultural institutions that continue his mission of educating people everywhere about the ongoing quest for equal rights." said Lisa Jackson, Apple's vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives. "Representative John Lewis's life and example compel each of us to continue the fight for racial equity and justice."

The documentary covers Lewis' life "from the bold teenager on the front lines of the civil rights movement to the legislative powerhouse he was throughout his career." Apple has also curated a collection of podcasts on Lewis.