KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Nika Cotton pours comforting creations at her tea room, Soulcentricitea, seven days a week.
She helps her customers decide on a concoction that suits their mood for the day.
“I have lemon balm, which is really calming,” Cotton said to her guests.
She envisions her space at East 30th Street and Troost Avenue will serve many functions in the community.
“A space of comfort, also empowerment,” Cotton said. “I’m a community organizer at heart and so it’s really my passion to…