For some time now, white supremacists have been buying web domains relating to Martin Luther King. Now they have managed to get one of their site into the first page of Martin Luther King’s Google ranking.
On site that disrespects King has even managed to outrank the official Martin Luther King Site on Google.
The Root reports:
“My hands are shaking with anger as I type this. A sick, cowardly, and racist website (hereafter referred to in insult-laced bold type) that trashes the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr is outranking the official Martin Luther King Jr website on Google. I will not provide a link to the racist site, as I will not directly contribute a single visit to them. However, I will show exactly how the official Martin Luther King website (found at http://www.thekingcenter.org) got beaten in the SEO (Search Engine Optimization) battle. My dream to improve The King Center’s SEO and Google Rank may not be as lofty and inspirational as Martin Luther King Jr’s, but I do have a dream … “