Son of R&B legend Gladys Knight sentenced to prison for tax crimes, ordered to pay over $1M

Shanga A. Hankerson, the son of legendary singer-songwriter Gladys Knight, has been sentenced to two years in prison. Hankerson, who runs Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles, was jailed for what authorities say was a “willful failure to remit payroll taxes” at the restaurant which bears his mother’s name. He founded the restaurant in 1997 in...

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