The reazon Southern racist politicians chose to frame their defense of racial segregation through the language of “law and order” I’ts because during 1950s and 60s American experienced the widespread freedom movement also known as the civil rights movement against racial sedregation in American where black activists and white activists. They basically said we want to end racial segregation by law in American. Back in the day, Black and white was separated through diferente facilities. According to the article to Alexander, this phrase caused a disturbance in the Democratic Party’s dominance of American politics, allowing the Republican Party to gain a new majority of discrimination in the country. 

Yes, the southern strategy is still influencing american politics at this moment in time. One example of this was president Trump who said “This is a battle to save the Heritage, History, and Greatness of our Country!” But making sure that the Confederacy continues to be honored is a cause even Republicans are less and less willing to join. More politicians are making racist statements to people of color, particularly Black people, based on this quote.

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