We are not dead.
We just smell bad.

"We knew we couldn’t make it illegal to be either against the
war or black. But by getting the public to associate the hippies
with marijuana and blacks with heroin, and then criminalizing
both heavily, we could disrupt those communities...and vilify
them night after night on the evening news." -John Ehrlichman
Source: The Moment: Wild, Poignant, Life-changing Stories.
Edited by Larry Smith, Harper Perennial, 2012.

John Ehrlichman, wikipedia