1871 Article (Isaiah’s DisruptHR Chicago Performance)

All The Corporate World’s His Stage (Wednesday Journal article about Isaiah’s purpose for pioneering poetry into human resources)

Spoken word artist Jamael “Isaiah Makar” Clark performs “A Shot of Influence,” a poem inspired by his teaching students from west and south side schools, at the viewing party for “America to Me” held Aug. 26 at L!VE Cafe and Creative Space in Oak Park. (F. Amanda Tugade / Pioneer Press)

At the closing celebration for the One Earth Film Festival, Isaiah Mākar presented his Spoken Word piece, “Earth’s Breakup Letter: Please Don’t Leave Me for Mars,” on March 11, at the Garfield Park Conservatory. Recently, he answered a few questions about his journey from a shy kid to a Spoken Word entrepreneur. This interview is followed by his Spoken Word poem from the closing celebration.