17. Jacob Cooley’s Conjure Chest by Ghosthropology published on 2021-05-14T22:35:44Z A cruel slave owner beats a man to death due to displeasure over a piece of carpentry. This sets the stage for a series of misfortunes for the slave owner’s descendants and the legend of a cursed object. This story is steeped in American folklore traditions and cannot help but be soaked in the racial politics that continue to influence Americans to this day. Thank you for your support. Consider joining our Patreon. www.patreon.com/ghosthropology Don't forget to visit our website www.kmmamedia.com/podcasts/ghosthropology-podcast/ for show notes and sources. Also, check out Ghosthropology on Facebook and KMMA Media on Instagram.