Employment is down much more among black men than among any other race/gender group in the country.
Forget the unemployment rate. The employment to population ratio is where it's at — especially if broken down by age group.
So you know how many jobs we gained or lost last month. What should you make of that number?
As we do every month, let's break down today's job report, piece-by-piece, graphing as we go.
We've been talking a lot about the jobs report. But have you ever wondered how the Bureau of Labor Statistics calculates them?