LOSS

What Happens When Someone You Love Becomes a Part of Black History

A personal essay about Kerry “Fat Man” Hunter and his impact

Allison Wiltz
Published in
4 min readFeb 18, 2024

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Kerry “Fat Man” Hunter | Photo taken by Josh Goleman, art and framing by the author using CANVA

Our city of New Orleans is in mourning this week, having recently lost Kerry “Fat Man” Hunter, a Grammy award-winning brass band drummer beloved throughout the city. He was killed in a hit-and-run accident by a…

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Allison Wiltz
Momentum

Womanist Scholar bylines @ Momentum, Oprah Daily, ZORA, GEN, EIC of Cultured #WEOC Founder allisonthedailywriter.com https://ko-fi.com/allyfromnola