RIP Big Willie Robinson, Sought End To Gang Violence Through Drag…

At 6'6", William "Big Willie" Andrew Robinson III — a bowler hat perched atop his head, his voice booming — cut an imposing figure among the youth of South Central Los Angeles during the 1970s. That figure both belied and contributed to his mission, which was to end gang violence and racial unrest through drag racing.… » 5/21/12 12:00pm 5/21/12 12:00pm