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Even though Gabrielle Union lost the lead role of ABC series “Scandal” to Kerry Washington, she says the experience gave her hope that strong female characters can be created for black actresses. “I said to myself, ‘Oh my God, these roles are out there,’” Union recalled. Now, Union is ready to make her mark. She will star in the dramatic movie “Being Mary Jane,” which premieres at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday on BET.