Immigration and Political Rhetoric Expert Says Trump's "Migrant Caravan" Language Appeals to White Nationalists


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    Associate professor Donathan Brown

Donathan Brown, an expert on immigration and political rhetoric, is available to comment on the political significance of the language used by President Donald Trump to discuss the "migrant caravan" headed from Central America to the U.S. in the run-up to the 2018 midterm elections.

Brown says that the language Trump uses when discussing the caravan is designed to appeal to white nationalists.

A two-time Fulbright recipient, Brown is an associate professor in the Department of Communications Studies at Ithaca College. He has authored or edited several books, including Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights EraContemporary Issues for People of Color: Surviving and Thriving in the U.S. TodayVoting Rights Under Fire: The Continuing Struggle for People of Color; and When Race and Policy Collide: Contemporary Immigration Debates

Brown is available for interviews and can be reached at dlbrown@ithaca.edu. Learn more about Brown's expertise on the Ithaca College website

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