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Talk of the Town: The Economy, Politics, Healthcare, Pop Culture, and More

Our panel of experts share their thoughts on recent topics covered on Town Square with Ernie Manouse.



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May 10 is Small Business Day. We talk with Timothy Jeffcoat, District Director for Small Business Administration Houston, who discusses the impact small businesses have on the Houston community and what a possible default on the national debt could mean for the country and for small businesses, in particular.

Then, it's our inaugural "Talk of the Town!", where our panel of guests share their thoughts on topics recently covered on Town Square with Ernie Manouse. This panel features author and Managing Editor of The Houston Defender, ReShonda Tate; MasterChef winner and restaurant owner, Christine Ha; and psychologist Dr. Jeff Temple.

They weigh in on topics such as the recent legal troubles of former President Donald Trump and George Santos, America's healthcare system, and pop culture events such as Eurovision and the Royal Coronation of King Charles III, and more.

Plus, the panel responds to calls, emails, and tweets from listeners on their thoughts.



Timothy Jeffcoat

Dr. Jeff Temple

  • Psychologist
  • Vice Dean for Research and Scholarship at the School of Nursing, UTMB Health
  • John Sealy Distinguished Chair in Community Health, UTMB Health
  • Director of the Center for Violence Prevention, UTMB Health

ReShonda Tate

  • Managing Editor, The Houston Defender
  • Author

Christine Ha

  • Chef & Owner, The Blind Goat, Xin Chao, and soon-to-open Stuffed Belly
  • Winner of MasterChef, Season 3

Town Square with Ernie Manouse is a gathering space for the community to come together and discuss the day's most important and pressing issues.

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