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Extinction Rebellion force to apologise for 'cultural appropriation and racism' by other climate change activists for using a naked white woman woman with dreads to promote themselves Extinction Rebellion posted a photo of a white woman with dreadlocks online  Viewers accused the climate change protest group of 'cultural appropriation'  The activist group were forced to release an apology on Facebook afterwards 

By Zoe Zaczek For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 08:12 BST, 19 August 2019 | Updated: 08:13 BST, 19 August 2019

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A climate change protest group have been forced to apologise after they were accused of cultural appropriation and racism for using a white woman with dreadlocks to promote their cause.

Activist group Extinction Rebellion NSW posted a picture to Facebook last week of the female protester holding a whiteboard.

'If your bathtub was overflowing, you wouldn't immediately reach for the mop, you'd first turn off the tap,' the sign said.

'That's what we need to do with fossil fuels.'

Activist group Extinction Rebellion NSW posted a picture to Facebook last week of the topless female protester holding a whiteboard

Activist group Extinction Rebellion NSW posted a picture to Facebook last week of the female protester holding a whiteboard

The controversial picture caused a stir in the comments, with viewers slamming the white woman's hair choice

The controversial picture caused a stir in the comments, with viewers slamming the white woman's hair choice

Other viewers took umbrage with the fact the woman appeared to be naked in the picture

Other viewers took umbrage with the fact the woman appeared to be naked in the picture

The controversial picture caused a stir in the comments, with viewers slamming the white woman's hair choice.

'Guys did NO-ONE question if it was a good idea to propagate cultural appropriation before posting this? A white person with dreads? Really?' one person questioned.

'I think the issue of the overwhelming whiteness within XR organising and

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