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Review: Netflix's 'Black Earth Rising' deftly explores war but lacks a personal connection

Netflix's latest series of substance to drop in the middle of the night seemingly unannounced is "Black Earth Rising," a British-American international thriller that's set in the wake of the Rwandan civil war.

This suspenseful but uneven drama recounts the worst genocide in modern history, and the lack of international outrage, through the emotional journey of Kate Ashby (Michaela Coel, "Chewing

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