That is, according to Justice Roberts.
Here's a visual of the impact of the VRA:
Buried deep in Roberts' opinion, on page 15, is this remarkable chart comparing voter registration numbers from 1965 to 2004. The influence of the VRA in increasing black registration percentages appears extraordinary and undeniable.But that's all history, racism is dead and over with. And Paula Deen is allowed to use the N-word with no repercussions. It's not like she's a racist or anything.