Trayvon Martin's parents to attend D.C. event honoring teen

Trayvon Martin’s parents will spend another day in the District to attend an event honoring their slain son as a community game changer.

Martin’s parents are expected to accept the posthumous recognition at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the{ }Art & Soul Restaurant, located{ }415 New Jersey Avenue, NW in Washington, D.C. 20001. The event will{ }showcase people of color affecting change in their community.{ }

This comes after another emotional day for the couple as they appeared on Capitol Hill Tuesday for a forum on racial profiling and hate crime.

New details and accounts of what happened a month ago in that Florida community where 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was killed continue to emerge.

According to reports, George Zimmerman says Martin pinned him to the ground and began slamming his head into the sidewalk.

A police report describes Zimmerman’s back as wet and covered with grass, as though he had been lying on the ground.

Also, new questions about a Twitter page with Trayvon’s name referencing drug use – the family says it’s just another attempt at character assassination.

“There are so many things now where they are trying to blame the victim ... This was a young kid who was trying his best,” Martin’s family attorney said.

There’s also new questions about Martin’s previous suspension from school for allegedly spreading obscene graffiti and a report he was once investigated for having woman’s jewelry in his backpack. When the family lawyer was asked about all of this, he declined to comment.