What the heck is red bone or yellow b...

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#43 Aug 1, 2008
I can't stand for a guy to think that "Red" is my name.

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Since: Nov 07

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#45 Aug 11, 2008
can i be called brown bone?
thats what i be.

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#46 Aug 11, 2008
Curlylocks wrote:
I can't stand for a guy to think that "Red" is my name.
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Laila Bryant

Padre Island Ntl Seashor, TX

#47 Sep 12, 2008
There are all different shades and tones of the black race. I'm a light brown color and I have had guys call me a red bone and a yella bone but I never knew that difference or really even thought about it because none of that matters to me. Beauty comes in all colors, shades, and tones. We are all beautiful in the insight of GOD. Be blessed now.
Ben

United States

#49 Sep 26, 2008
Redbone reffers to an area between Texas and Louisiana that was disputed after the war when Texas wanted to succeed from the union. Sort of a no mans land. The people of this region were called Redbone.
SuperMan of Dallas

Dallas, TX

#50 Nov 14, 2008
Yayagirl wrote:
I dunno if this topic has been asnwered here but I wanted to know what exactly is red bone and yellow bone? I heard that someone like Alicia Keys is yellow bone and Beyonce is red bone. But then I heard some other people say different.
A yella bone is what i am....you look more like a red bone...in th urban dictionary it states that a yella bone is i light complected African American or a Bi-Racial African American. Its iether Red or Yella. Its the tone of your skin, the lightest ones are yealla bones and the slightly reder ones are the Red bones. Not yella but not light brown either.

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Since: Nov 08

Dallas / Wichita Falls, Tx.

#53 Nov 14, 2008
Jeri Sparkles wrote:
can i be called brown bone?
thats what i be.
if you're Brown...thats what i call em. im a Yella Bone.

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Since: Nov 08

Small Town USA

#54 Nov 14, 2008
I've never heard of a yellow bone but I know what a red bone is.
yella4mtx

Fort Worth, TX

#55 Dec 19, 2008
well im 4rm texas and i am a yellowbone i have the tatto on my back..and ima light skinned yellow skin color female...and to me a red bone is a even whiter black female thats wut i knew..and i also looked it up and it says redbone weir called that cuz they appeared so whit u weir able to see the red blood flow threw them...hypothetically speaking...and to me ..anything darker than us yellas like gold orange brown is a caramel skin color
Jazmyn

Gambo, Canada

#57 Jan 30, 2009
What would u call a white girl? lol .. a white girl? just wonderin

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#58 Jan 30, 2009
i always thought of myself as a yellowbone, but when i went to college, some guys from florida used to call me "RED" and others redbone. but idk.
BGTopOfTheWorld

Alexandria, VA

#59 Jan 30, 2009
Yayagirl wrote:
I dunno if this topic has been asnwered here but I wanted to know what exactly is red bone and yellow bone? I heard that someone like Alicia Keys is yellow bone and Beyonce is red bone. But then I heard some other people say different.
lol. How can you not know what those terms mean? Where were you raised exactly? in the Michigan mountains?

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#60 Feb 21, 2009
I think I'm considered, redbone. I associate red bone with someone who is light brown

Like Paula Patton is I think redbone

http://www.modelvolume.com/paula_patton/paula...

Tisha Campbell is yellowbone

http://images.starpulse.com/pictures/2007/02/...

get it?

Then you have the in between caramel skins like Sanaa Lathan (i'm about her coloe in summertime)

http://evasitoe.files.wordpress.com/2008/02/s...

Nia long is brown skinned but not dark

http://clutchmagonline.com/wp-content/uploads...

Kenya Moore is chocolate/dark skinned

http://z.about.com/d/movies/1/0/v
/X/O/stompprem18.jpg

Alek Wek probably fudge the darkest of hues (nicely put)

See all the variety we have in our community? that's what so great and beautiful!

That is

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#61 Feb 21, 2009
Typo coloe=color

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#62 Feb 21, 2009
tru_dat

Acworth, GA

#63 Mar 9, 2009
Yella Bone and Redd Bone both refer to your undertones. If you have a more golden yellowish under tone you are a yella bone. If you have a more brownish reddish undertone you may be considered a redd bone.

Since: Mar 09

Hazel Park, MI

#64 Mar 9, 2009
I have heard of the term Caramel. My Husband once refered to himself as that. I told him he was more like ButterScotch ;)
PYT

Myrtle Beach, SC

#65 Mar 16, 2009
Oh I never heard of red bone. I always heard red boned. Now they are sayng pink when your really light... I call my husband Yalla like Old Yalla... He is actually mixed but I tell him he is light skinned Black because there is no such thing technically as a lightskinned Black person.

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#66 Mar 16, 2009
Yayagirl wrote:
I dunno if this topic has been asnwered here but I wanted to know what exactly is red bone and yellow bone? I heard that someone like Alicia Keys is yellow bone and Beyonce is red bone. But then I heard some other people say different.
Both are actually stupid azz terms that country bama Negroes made up decades ago. A yellowbone is lawd knows what. A "redbone" was actually a nickname given to people of both Native American and White ancestry. Hence the term red for Indian. How the hell a Black became a redbone I don't know! LOL!

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#67 Mar 19, 2009
Philly Ambassador wrote:
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Both are actually stupid azz terms that country bama Negroes made up decades ago. A yellowbone is lawd knows what. A "redbone" was actually a nickname given to people of both Native American and White ancestry. Hence the term red for Indian. How the hell a Black became a redbone I don't know! LOL!
Lol red bone was not for whites, that term for whites is REDNECKS & it's usually used for whites country hicks

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