I’m glad I’m not alone in the Negro Olympic Hierarchy schema. We all have slight variations, but Black people from country/region-of-origin seems to be universally the most important.
For me it’s:
1. Root the most for all the Black people.
2. If it’s between a US Black…
lol, there is an Asian version that exists for this. Although my own motherland isn’t the biggest contender, it’s basically this for me:
1: Secretly or not so secretly root for all the Asians in all the Asian countries.
2: Root for the Asian Americans ie; Michelle Kwan, Kristi Yamaguchi, etc.