Hundreds march in Fayetteville to support science

From chemistry lab to the streets, grassroots march attracts 500

Posted: April 23, 2017 at 1:07 a.m.

About 500 gathered to march down Dickson Street Saturday, April 22, 2017 for the first March for Science NWA. The event coincided with marches going on across the United States.

Zachary Renfro's voice surfaced above the crowd as the University of Arkansas sophomore chanted into a megaphone, leading an estimated crowd of 500 through Saturday's drizzle down Dickson Street and into a University of Arkansas auditorium for the first March for Science NWA.

Fatima Pollard and Steven Edmondson, retired doctor, pose for a photo before the first March for Science NWA on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

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